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Foote, Modin activated in time for Blue Jackets opener

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -The Columbus Blue Jackets activated defenseman Adam Foote and forward Fredrik Modin off the injured list Friday in time for their season opener against the Anaheim Ducks.

Foote, also the team captain, had been sidelined with a hamstring injury. Modin had fought back pain. Neither played in the team's eight preseason games.

The only player remaining on the injured list is center Michael Peca, out with a pulled groin muscle.

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